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Air Transportation Disasters

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  • Aviation's latest mystery: What brought down Germanwings 9525?

    Just over a year after Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared over the Indian Ocean without making a distress call, the aviation world faced a new mystery Tuesday: the crash of a Germanwings jetliner in the French Alps with 150 passengers and crew...
  • Radio calls detail moments before and after Sunday's helicopter crash

    Radio calls detail moments before and after Sunday's helicopter crash
    Everything appeared to be going smoothly for pilot Bruce Teitelbaum when his Robinson R44 II helicopter was approved for takeoff from Orlando Executive Airport at 2:10 p.m. Sunday. Radio transmissions to and from Teitelbaum's chopper detail the moments...
  • Airspace expansion over northern Plains gets final approval

    A proposal to establish an enormous bomber training area over the northern Plains that advocates say will improve military training and save money got final approval Tuesday despite concerns about loud, low-flying aircraft disrupting civilian flights...
  • French crews to resume efforts at dawn to reach Germanwings wreckage

    PARIS Search crews planned to resume helicopter flights around dawn Wednesday to remote mountainside in southern France where a Germanwings Airbus A320 crashed after a rapid descent, likely killing all 150 people aboard. The crash, one of the deadliest...
  • Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015

    Five things for Tuesday, March 24, 2015
    Here are your stories for Tuesday in Central Florida: 150 likely perish in plane crash in France; Orlando police officer faces criminal charges for excessive force; George Zimmerman blames the president; a retirement home for horses provides for elderly...
  • Pictures in the News | March 24, 2015

     
    Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in the French Alps, where a German airliner carrying 150 people crashed while on a flight from Barcelona, Spain, to the German city of Duesseldorf. France’s president warned that there were probably no...
  • Police identify 3 dead in College Park helicopter crash

    Police identify 3 dead in College Park helicopter crash
    Bruce Teitelbaum and Marsha Khan loved flying helicopters. The couple regularly flew out of Orlando Executive Airport, where he earned his pilot's license last year from HQ Aviation. While he handled the controls of one of HQ's Robinson R44 four-...
  • Helicopter is called for man seriously hurt in Plainfield crash near Pen Argyl

    Helicopter is called for man seriously hurt in Plainfield crash near Pen Argyl
    A man suffered a serious head injury Monday night in a traffic accident on Delabole Road in Plainfield Township, according to emergency radio reports. The man, possibly a teen, first was reported trapped in his car with no feeling in his legs after the...
  • Syrian military helicopter crashes, insurgents capture crew

    Syrian insurgents captured several government airmen after their helicopter crashed in a rebel-held area of northwestern Syria on Sunday, activists said. The Idlib Media Center and the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the helicopter...
  • No injuries in Harnett County ultralight plane crash

    No injuries have been reported in the crash of an ultralight plane in Harnett County. The sheriff's office tells local media outlets that the 71-year-old pilot says he lost power shortly after takeoff Sunday from a private, grass-covered landing strip...
  • Federal agencies investigate after at least 1 killed in College Park area helicopter crash

    Federal agencies investigate after at least 1 killed in College Park area helicopter crash
    Just as Peter Ronca was walking into his home near his College Park neighborhood Sunday afternoon, he could hear the roar of a helicopter as it plunged closer to his neighbor's house. Ronca said he could hear as the helicopter plowed through trees...